RULES

Please Review the Tournament Rules, there will not be a Rules Meeting at this Event

Points

Takedowns  2 Points                            
Sweep from the Guard  2 Points           
Knee on Stomach Position  2 Points   
Pass Guard to Side Position  3 Points 
Rear Mount Position  4 Points             
Mount Position  4 Points 

There will be NO advantages awarded.  When time runs out and the score is tied, the referee will add a 2 minute sudden death overtime.   First person to score wins the match.  If overtime expires, the referee will decide the winner.

Legal/Illegal Techniques

Teens & Kids Divisions
* No attacks below the waist are permitted (ankle locks, knee bars, toe holds, heel hooks etc.).
* No wrist locks are permitted.
* No neck cranks or cervical locks are permitted.
* No scissors takedowns are permitted.
* No bicep or calf crunches are permitted.
* No slamming from the guard or to escape submission.
* No squeezing the legs around an opponents torso (from guard, back or around the neck) as a submission is permitted.
* No "Boston Crab" techniques are permitted.

Adult Divisions
White Belt/Beginner No-Gi
* Straight ankle locks to the outside are permitted (cannot turn the ankle lock towards the other leg).  The inside leg is permitted to

    cross over the opponents leg. Example - 50 / 50 guard is a legal position to execute a straight ankle lock. However, if the outside leg

    crosses over the opponents leg in any manner, the result will be an immediate Disqualification (even if the opponent does not "tap" 

    due to the ankle lock.
* No knee bars, toe holds, heel hooks, etc. are permitted.
* No wrist locks are permitted.
* No neck cranks or cervical locks are permitted.
* No scissors takedowns are permitted.
* No bicep or calf crunches are permitted.
* No slamming from the guard or to escape submission.

Blue/Purple Belt
* The same rules apply to Blue & Purple Belts as the White Belts with these additional legal techniques:
* Blue & Purple Belts are permitted to apply wrist locks.
* Blue & Purple Belts are also permitted to apply top mount naked chokes and squeezing the torso with the legs from guard as a submission.

Brown/Black Belt
* The same rules apply to Brown & Black Belts as Blue & Purple Belts with these additional techniques:  Straight ankle locks to the  

   outside, toe holds and knee bars are permitted (No heel hooks are permitted).
* Wrist locks are permitted.
* Biceps and calf crunches are permitted.
* No neck cranks or cervical locks are permitted.
* No scissors takedowns are permitted.
* No slamming from the guard or to escape submission.